Global Patent Index - EP 3600720 A1

EP 3600720 A1 20200205 - APPARATUS TO REPLACE A GUIDE UNIT IN A CONTINUOUS CASTING MACHINE

Title (en)

APPARATUS TO REPLACE A GUIDE UNIT IN A CONTINUOUS CASTING MACHINE

Title (de)

VORRICHTUNG ZUM ERSETZEN EINER FÜHRUNGSEINHEIT IN EINER STRANGGIESSMASCHINE

Title (fr)

APPAREIL PERMETTANT DE REMPLACER UNE UNITÉ DE GUIDAGE DANS UNE MACHINE DE COULÉE CONTINUE

Publication

EP 3600720 A1 20200205 (EN)

Application

EP 18718645 A 20180323

Priority

  • IT 201700032906 A 20170324
  • IT 2018050051 W 20180323

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO2018173091A1] Apparatus to replace a guide unit in a continuous casting machine (15) provided with at least one casting line (L1-L4), comprising at least a platform (24) positioned, during use, at the side of the casting line (L1-L4), and provided with at least a first positioning zone (29) of at least a first guide unit (11 '-14') and at least a second positioning zone (30) of at least a second guide unit (11-14); the platform (24) is associated with rotation means (25, 26) to take, on each occasion, the first positioning zone (29) or the second positioning zone (30) facing the side of the casting line (L1-L4); the apparatus also comprises movement means (32, 33) configured to move the second guide unit (11-14) from a positioning zone (40) outside the platform (24) and, during use, in line with the casting line (L1-L4), to the second positioning zone (30) of the platform (24) and to move the first guide unit (11 '-14') from the first positioning zone (29) of the platform (24) to the positioning zone (40) outside the platform (24) and, during use, in line with the casting line (L1-L4), or vice versa.

IPC 8 full level

B22D 11/128 (2006.01); B21B 31/08 (2006.01); B21B 31/10 (2006.01); B21B 31/14 (2006.01)

CPC (source: EP RU US)

B22D 11/128 (2013.01 - RU); B22D 11/1282 (2013.01 - EP US); B22D 11/1285 (2013.01 - EP US)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 2018173091A1

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AL AT BE BG CH CY CZ DE DK EE ES FI FR GB GR HR HU IE IS IT LI LT LU LV MC MK MT NL NO PL PT RO RS SE SI SK SM TR

Designated extension state (EPC)

BA ME

DOCDB simple family (publication)

WO 2018173091 A1 20180927; CN 110891711 A 20200317; EP 3600720 A1 20200205; IT 201700032906 A1 20180924; RU 2736759 C1 20201119; US 10882102 B2 20210105; US 2020139429 A1 20200507

DOCDB simple family (application)

IT 2018050051 W 20180323; CN 201880034274 A 20180323; EP 18718645 A 20180323; IT 201700032906 A 20170324; RU 2019133174 A 20180323; US 201816496161 A 20180323